Manchester United secured a place in the European League semifinals by beating Granada 2-0. It will now face AS Roma that seems a tough nut to crack. Also, the United manager has admitted that AS Roma had lots of history.
What did the Manchester United manager say about AS Roma?
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised AS Roma while saying that it was a club with lots of history. He said that United were in the semifinals and it felt like a property European tie because of AS Roma. But he exhibited confidence in his team by saying that they had done well against Italian sides before. He further said that they were going into that hoping to get to the final. If they could finish the season with a trophy that would be great, maintained Solskjaer.
How is the United manager preparing for the upcoming matches?
Solskjaer allowed Marcus Rashford to recuperate from his foot injury. The manager wants the striker to get ready for the Burnley clash on 18th April, Sunday. Also, he took Paul Pogba off after the French midfielder got booked at halftime. Solskjaer said that Paul went into a couple of tackles even after getting a yellow card. But Solskjaer didn’t want to risk his midfielder.
How United players rate AS Roma?
Bruno Fernandes was confident that United would beat AS Roma. He said that every team gave problems. The Portugal midfielder also said that AS Roma had a good organization defensively and they could create problems offensively.